LSE to Up Number of SEDOL Codes by 50%

LONDON-The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has teamed up with data vendor FOW TRADEdata to allocate SEDOL identification codes to futures and options, increasing the total number of SEDOL codes allocated from around two million to three million.

The futures and options were previously identified via descriptive text or data vendor codes, and the introduction of SEDOL codes for global derivatives will provide clients with standardized reference data to help deliver more efficient trade processing,

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